Akufo-Addo Commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace occasion

Akufo-Addo Commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace occasion

  • The National Mosque of Ghana Complex has been commissioned
  • Present at the event were President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and other high-profile dignitaries
  • The complex houses a 15,000-seater mosque and an office complex for the National Chief Imam

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned the National Mosque of Ghana complex.

He was joined by other high-profile dignitaries including the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu to officially open the complex to public use.

The event took place on Friday, July 16, 2021, and saw a lot of Ghanaians, mostly from the Muslim community present.

Sited at Kanda, the complex houses a 15,000 capacity seater grand mosque.

Akufo-Addo Commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace Occasion
Akufo-Addo Commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace Occasion
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The building also contains several facilities including offices, an office complex for the National Chief Imam, a research complex, a senior high school, a clinic, an administration block and a conference centre.

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Find photos below of the new mosque.

Akufo-Addo Commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace Occasion
Akufo-Addo commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace occasion. Photo source: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
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Akufo-Addo Commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace Occasion
Akufo-Addo commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace occasion. Photo source: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
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Akufo-Addo Commissions Ghana's National Mosque; Chief Imam, other dignitaries grace Occasion
Akufo-Addo cutting the sod for the commissioning of the mosque. Photo source: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported on Thursday, July 15, 2021, that Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam has lost his son, Abubakar Sharubutu.

Per a myjoyonline.com report, the younger Sharubutu lost his life on Monday, July 12, 2021. It is currently unknown what led to his death.

Until his untimely death, he was the driver of the Chief Imam.

In other news, Ibrahim Mahama, a 34-year-old Ghanaian artist who lives in Tamale has narrated how he was able to set up an expensive arts centre in the Northern Region through his art.

Narrating his story in an interview on the YouTube channel, Exposed By Bebs, Ibrahim said he has been able to sell artwork for $ 1,000,000 and others at lower but expensive prices.

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